ROBERT HARDGRAVE


Born in Oxnard, California, Robert Hardgrave has made a significant contribution to visual arts in the Pacific Northwest for over a decade. A finalist for the 2014 Cornish College of the Arts Neddy Award in Painting and nominee for the 2014 Portland Art Museum’s Contemporary Northwest Arts Awards, Hardgrave has exhibited in numerous solo and group shows in Seattle, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, Chicago, New York, and Hamburg. Locally, Robert is a member of the Duwamish River Residency, and his work is part of the permanent collection of Microsoft and the Public Art4Culture Collection. 

EDUCATION
2000 Graphic Design Degree — AAS, Seattle Central Community College

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2015

Swinton Gallery, Madrid, Spain
2014
Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA
Copro Nason, Los Angeles, CA
Art & Soul, Seattle. WA (solo)
Portland Print Fair at PAM Seattle City Hall — Seattle
2013
Brown University,Providence, MA
Washington State Convention Center Cullom Gallery,Seattle, WA (solo)
Gage Academy, Seattle, WA
SAM Gallery, Seattle, WA
2012
Fetherston Gallery, Seattle, WA
LxWxH Gallery, Seattle, WA
FFDG, San Francisco, CA
Gage Academy, Seattle, WA
Cullom Gallery, Seattle, WA (curatorial)
2011
Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA
Fetherston Gallery, Seattle, WA (solo)
EC-Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
2010
Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
David B Smith Gallery, Denver, CO (solo)
2009
Viking Union Gallery WWU, Bellingham, WA
Esvelt Gallery, Columbia Basin College, WA
Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY
Copro Nason Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
David B Smith Gallery, Denver, CO
Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA
111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2008
Somespace gallery, Seattle, WA
Limited Addiction Gallery, Denver, CO
6311 Gallery, Seattle, WA
Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Lawrimore Project, Seattle, WA
2007
Kinsey/Des Forges Gallery, LA, CA (solo)
Robert Berman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
COCA 24-hour marathon, Seattle, WA
Compound Gallery, Portland, OR
Limited Addiction Gallery, Denver, CO
BLK/MRKT Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Lineage Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
BLVD Gallery, Seattle, WA (curatorial)
2006
Feinkunst Krueger, Hamburg, Germany
BLVD Gallery, Seattle, WA
COCA 24-hour marathon, Seattle, WA
BLK/MRKT Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
BLVD Gallery, Seattle, WA
Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA
Compound Gallery, Portland, OR
OK OK Gallery, Seattle, WA
2005
Red Bull ArRange, Live painting w/Pacific Symphony, Seattle, WA
Red Bull Music Academy, Seattle, WA
Viking Union Gallery WWU, Bellingham, WA
CoCa 24 hour Marathon, Seattle. WA
Andenken Gallery, Denver, CO
The Voice 1156 Gallery, San Diego, CA
The Lab 101 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Receiver Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Reed Center, New York, NY
2004
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA
2002
Center on Contemporary Arts, Seattle, WA
Vital 5 Gallery, Seattle, WA
Kaleidoscope Gallery, Seattle, WA